Human Resources

Why Leaders Fail - Karen Shannon

Why Leaders Fail

In uncertain times, the capability of a bank to successfully navigate uncharted waters depends greatly on the abilities of their leaders and managers. This is particularly true of small organizations. One of the top reasons new managers fail is the lack of preparation for their roles. According to research by Corporate Executive Board, only 10% …

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Managing in Times of Social Unrest

Managing in Times of Social Unrest

Social injustices, civil rights and discrimination issues affect all employers and employees across the country. Numerous recent events have led to unrest, which has permeated all areas of society, including the workplace.   During these times, employees may be experiencing poor mental health and low engagement. To support employees as effectively as possible, promote employee …

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Rethinking Remote Work Perks

Rethinking Remote Work Perks

The stigma around working from home has mostly been lifted as the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic abruptly shifted many employees into a remote work setting. Many organizations are expecting and planning more remote work for the foreseeable future. Before the pandemic, common office perks included remote work opportunities and work schedule flexibility. Now, employees are starting …

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5 Ways COVID-19 Is Reshaping HR

5 Ways COVID-19 Is Reshaping HR

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has upended the entire world, it seems. With fluctuating infection rates and conflicting official guidance, organizations will need to adapt quickly if they want to succeed in the post-coronavirus landscape. HR teams stand at the forefront of these efforts. For years, HR departments have been tasked with ushering in fundamental workplace …

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Addressing Bias in the Workplace

Addressing Bias in the Workplace

Download PDF Many employers seek the benefits of a diverse and inclusive workplace, but struggle to overcome challenges such as bias. While most leaders and most employees strive to make fair decisions and avoid unfair judgments, there exists the possibility that bias impacts some workplaces. Employers may be able to help mitigate bias in a …

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